hundred-percenter


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hundred-percenter

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) US an extreme or unjustified nationalist
ˈhundred-perˈcentism n

hun′dred-per•cent′er

(pərˈsɛn tər)

n.
a thoroughly patriotic, sometimes jingoistic person.
[1925–30, Amer.]
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Noun1.hundred-percenter - an extreme bellicose nationalist
nationalist, patriot - one who loves and defends his or her country
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He was a hundred-percenter. No need to bother with check-ups for him.
For example, Minnesota Democrat Mark Dayton, a liberal department store heir, displaced Republican incumbent Rod Grams, a conservative hundred-percenter famous for dismissing Senator Paul Wellstone's attempt to lodge a criticism of Chinese human rights abuses as "demagoguery." Missouri Republican John Ashcroft, perhaps the Senate's most outspoken advocate of the Christian-right agenda, will be replaced by Jean Carnahan, the widow of liberal Missouri Governor Mel Carnahan (although the threat of a legal challenge remains).
The hundred-percenter easily swallows syndicated information and factory-made ideas and beliefs.